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Australia

Allen & Overy was the first global elite law firm to commence operations in Australia. Our practice now comprises 25 hand-selected, top-tier partners, each leaders in their field, with an average of 20 years' experience.

Our Australian operations in Sydney and Perth are fully integrated into Allen & Overy's global network. The offices offer a full suite of corporate, finance (debt and equity), litigation and antitrust services. Our team includes partners and lawyers who are proficient in numerous languages including Mandarin, Japanese, Indonesian, German, French and Spanish.

Allen & Overy Australia offers the best of both worlds: the expertise and resources of a global elite law practice coupled with a leading group of senior domestic practitioners. With ease, we are able to provide our clients with innovative and cost effective legal solutions around the clock.

Since our arrival, Allen & Overy has quickly established a track record of executing both complex, unique and strategic cross-border and domestic transactions.

As a global elite practice, Allen & Overy is at the cutting edge of international legal and commercial insights. Our teams are often advising on market developments and 'firsts' around the world. In addition to this first-hand experience, we have established a 'Global Intelligence Unit' to track trends and emerging legal and commercial issues and analyse what they mean for our clients.

We are committed to offering our clients in the Australian market the expertise of our international knowledge platform and impressive global office network.

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Perth
Sydney

News & insights

News: 09 JANUARY 2020

Allen & Overy advises John Laing on its AUD51.5m investment in a waste to energy plant in Western Australia

Allen & Overy has advised John Laing Group plc (John Laing) on its AUD51.5 million investment in the East Rockingham Resource Recovery Facility in Perth, Australia.

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News: 18 DECEMBER 2019

Allen & Overy advises Palisade on its acquisition of Snowtown 2 Wind Farm

Allen & Overy has advised Palisade Investment Partners (Palisade) on its acquisition of the Snowtown 2 Wind Farm from Tilt Renewables.

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News: 17 DECEMBER 2019

By January 1st 2020, specific companies operating in Australia will need to have a mandatory whistleblowing policy in place

The window for establishing and implementing a specific whistleblower policy has now almost closed. 

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Publications: 11 DECEMBER 2019

Australia proposes robust new foreign bribery laws

On Monday 2 December, the Australian Government introduced into the Senate the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Combatting Corporate Crime) Bill 2019 (Cth) (“Foreign Bribery Bill”). This Bill proposes to fundamentally shift the criminal liability landscape for corporations with respect to foreign bribery

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